Shervin Shahnavaz

Shervin Shahnavaz

Visiting address: Norra Stationsgatan 69, plan 7, 11364 Stockholm
Postal address: K8 Klinisk neurovetenskap, K8 CPF KCP PT/HU, 171 77 Stockholm

About me

  • PhD, psychologist, psychotherapist
    Shervin Shahnavaz, Ph.D., Clinical Psychologist, and Psychotherapist at the
    Centre for Psychiatry Research and Centre for Education & Research at
    Karolinska Institutet (KI) and Region Stockholm. His research focus is on
    transcultural aspects of psychotherapy and developing digital interventions
    for vulnerable migrant groups in society. He organizes courses and teaches
    subjects such as Cognitive behavior therapy for PTSD, transcultural
    psychotherapy, global mental health, and psychological aspects of
    sustainability. He is also Vice-Chairman of the Council for Environment and
    Sustainable development at KI and involved in the design and implementation
    of sustainability strategies at KI.


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  • Lecturer, Department of Clinical Neuroscience, Karolinska Institutet, 2017-

Degrees and Education

  • Degree Of Doctor Of Philosophy, Department of Dental Medicine, Karolinska Institutet, 2017
  • Master, Psychotherapy, Department of psychology, Stockholm University, 2016

Distinction and awards

  • May flower diploma, 2013

Committee work

Thesis evaluation

  • Mariann Saanum Hauge, Opponent, Department of Pediatric Dentistry, Behavioral Science and Forensic Dentistry. Institute of Clinical, University of Oslo, 2023

Journal reviewing

Conference/event participation

News from KI

Events from KI